Model Deniece Cornejo arrived Wednesday morning at the Taguig Metropolitan Trial Court to post bail for grave coercion charged by actor/host Vhong Navarro. The Department of Justice ordered arrest warrants earlier this week to be served to Cornejo and six others including Cedric Lee in connection with Navarro's mauling last January 22.
Aside from Cornejo, Jed Fernandez has also posted bail before the same court earlier this week, but refused to give any statement to the media.
Presiding Judge Bernard Pineda Bernal of the Taguig MTC set bail for each of those charged at P12,000.
|Deniece Cornejo arrives at Taguig MTC. Photo by GMA News reporter Saleema Refran|
The grave coercion is a criminal offense but still bailable. According to Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, Cornejo and six others can still be arrested if they insist on leaving the country without the permission of either the justice department or of the trial court.and could be charged for another criminal offense.
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